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Cardinal Richelieu

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  1. Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu (September 9 1585 – December 4 1642), was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman

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  2. Consecrated as a bishop in 1607, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616

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  3. Richelieu soon rose in both the Church and the state, becoming a cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624

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  4. remained in office until his death in 1642

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  5. succeeded by Jules Cardinal Mazarin

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